Physical Therapist (PT) Weekends Only, Rehabilitation Services, West Chester Hospital

Job Description

Inpatient, acute care physical therapist

Part-time: 24 hours per week on Saturday and Sunday with the option to pick up hours during the week

Premium pay/weekend option pay

Full benefits offered including paid time off

The Physical Therapist (PT) will support West Chester Hospital's physical therapy department and Level III Trauma Center, delivering high-quality care to patients based on assessed needs, established standards of care and according to policy and procedures.

About West Chester Hospital

West Chester Hospital provides its patients with access to the region's largest group of specialized physicians and medical providers. With a reputation for providing outstanding patient experiences and quality medical care, the hospital consistently ranks amongst the top 5% in the nation.

West Chester Hospital provides a Level III Trauma Center that delivers superior emergency and critical care, and a certified Primary Stroke Center that provides access to the subspecialty care at the UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute. West Chester Hospital has also achieved Magnet Recognition for excellence in nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center® (ANCC), and the hospital is routinely ranked among the best places to work in Ohio and Greater Cincinnati.

Unit Details:
  • High retention of staff, family like atmosphere
  • involvement in interdisciplinary committees/project
  • Opportunities for professional development- Clinical Ladder


Job Responsibilities

The Physical Therapist (PT) is an individual who evaluate, plan, and implement Physical Therapy treatment programs for referred patients to restore function, prevent disability, reduce pain, and return to his/her maximum function. Follow hospital department approved policies related to documentation, attendance, education, etc. Show respect and courtesy to all staff, patients, and visitors.

Develops individualized treatment programs consistent with patients' diagnosis, status, and goals while establishing goals and plans of care that include realistic and measurable goals in relation to the patient's goals, diagnosis, prognosis, learning ability of patient/caregiver, physical/mental status, and anticipated lifestyle.
  • Implements the treatment plan in collaboration with the treatment team, reassesses objective findings, including pain, per department policy while delivering care in a professional and customer-oriented manner.
  • Gives clear instructions to patients/family regarding treatment, and involves family/guardian in the assessment, initial treatment, and continuing care of the patient.
  • Identifies and responds appropriately to different patient needs resulting from behavioral health problems, unique psychological needs or those associated with religious/cultural norms.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking, accountability, flexibility, and a cooperative attitude in meeting the needs of the unit.

Hours: Part-time, Work on Weekend, 24 hours per week on Saturday and Sunday.

Shift: First

Join our team as a physical therapist in our physical therapy department and work alongside the best and brightest clinical teams collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

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About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at


Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Degree in Physical Therapy Required